The house being bought is on a ex-industrial use land. Is the top-soil possibly contaminated?
London Colney's local area has a history of contamination from agriculture or industry, like much of the UK. The local authority for London Colney will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.
Which of the lender panels in London Colney are your solicitors members of?
Of lenders with branches around London Colney, Homeward Legal work with many. London Colney lenders and mortgage specialists include Mortgage Centre Ltd, Capital House Crawford Road, Hatfield, AL10 0PG, Horizon Mortgage Co Ltd, Churchill House/Stirling Way, Borehamwood, WD6 2HP, and Cohen Paula, Po Box 791, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, AL4 8XG.
The web is full of a multitude of useful publications giving details on doing your own legal work e.g. Buying, Selling and Letting Property . Do I need to instruct a property lawyer in London Colney for my move?
Theoretically speaking there are no arguments why you cant look after the conveyancing unaided. That said, a London Colney lawyer carries out a large array of functions e.g. chasing outstanding papers and checking the lease some of which need a qualified professional. Additionally solicitors are required by the SRA to get the correct professional indemnity insurance in order to protect you from any professional negligence.
What are the benefits of an online solicitor against a high street firm?
Many commentators and bloggers have suggested that you get so much more from online conveyancers because they have access to state-of-the-art applications to manage their cases and use the latest communication technology.
However, there is nothing stopping high street conveyancing firms from adopting such technology. And they will have a wealth of experience and knowledge of the local area that they can bring to bear on your transaction.
It all comes down to what they offer and how they go about their business. You should get a selection of quotes and read through the terms and conditions in detail to understand the comparisons between what they offer and how much they are going to charge you for the service.
If you choose Homeward Legal, you not only get an experienced proactive solicitor but also access to the latest technology and local knowledge. Call us now on 0800 038 6699 to find out more.
We have had a quote from you. Might there be any additional fees?
Homeward Legal do not charge any additional charges for standard conveyancing legal work. A Homeward Legal quote is an single, accurate fee the legal expenses for your move.
My mortgage lender will be HSBC Bank, what will we need to be aware of?
Traditionally, most conveyancing solicitors were able to undertake legal work for a lender. Some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel. This can mean greater legal costs for buyers. Homeward Legal are able to act for the majority of lenders, ensuring that an additional solicitor will not be required to act for your lender.